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The Rising of Sirius & the Light of Leo

In ancient Egypt the annual flooding of the Nile occurred as Sirius, the blue-white star left of Orion, became visible in the skies just before sunrise. This is called the

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Alive And Kickin’: Life of music brings Vandygriff to one-man show

It’s a long way from the small farming community of Roxton, Texas — where he picked cotton and hauled hay for a penny a bale — to a huge country


‘Heathers’ tackles tough teen topics with ‘high-energy black comedy’

“If jukebox musicals are for baby boomers, musicals inspired by films are emphatically for their children and grandchildren,” says Hadley Freeman, writing for The Guardian in 2018. Among those musicals


Mount Sequoyah reels in some Trout music for Aug. 5 party

Celebrating its centennial, Mount Sequoyah Center couldn’t find a band that had been around 100 years, jokes Ezra Idlet. But Trout Fishing in America was close. That’s a bit of


Unique kinetic sculpture by Beeple on show Friday at Crystal Bridges

It’s described as “four video screens (16k resolution), polished aluminum metal, mahogany wood frame, dual media servers and endless video.” It was sold at Christie’s auction house in 2021 for

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Rogers Historical Museum plays up the fun of favorite toys

There is no Barbie doll in the “Toys Well Played” exhibit just opened at the Rogers Historical Museum. But there is something equally historic — a Mitzi doll, which Jennifer

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

Aug. 3 (Thursday) Farmers Market — 8 a.m.-noon, Eureka Springs Community Center, 44 Kingshighway. We’re Hooked — A crafting club, 1 p.m., Bella Vista Public Library. Free. Gallery Conversation


LIVE! Music: Lifeguard and Horsegirl head to Fayetteville; Jon Wolfe hosts free show

Chicago sounds will vibrate throughout George’s Majestic Lounge as Chicago based label mates Horsegirl and Lifeguard perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 9. The all teenage band Lifeguard will open the

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Dressing for not-too-formal occasions

Q. You recently wrote about shoes with a blue blazer and gray slacks. I was wondering about something more general. Is this “uniform” acceptable for not-too-formal occasions after work? Having